John Edwards learned a valuable lesson about bringing your baggage from their childhood to parenthood the day he almost hit his child.
Mark Sherman says it’s time for men to stop feigning shock and outrage when a famous man is accused of adultery—and even take the next bold step.
Cable news knows every detail about Rielle Hunter’s affair with John Edwards, but can’t tell if the Supreme Court is a yay or nay on the single biggest decision in its recent history.
If all that is needed to become a celebrity is to have an affair with one, writes Ken Goldstein, have we become a species that has amused itself to death?
Too often men are either reduced to”cute boys” or “terrible human beings”.
Shaming anyone for engaging in any kind of non-exploitative, consensual sex—even if it makes you queasy—is a slippery slope. Lynn Beisner explains why tolerance is best.
This Comment is by Carla Smith on Tom Matlack’s post “Is There a Moral to John Edwards?”
The moral of the Edwards trial is the extent to which we collectively have lost track of what is important and, in fact, have lost track of the truth of what it means to be a man.
“There are countless men I admire and respect. The very reason the misbehavior is noteworthy is because it deviates from the expected.”
Why focus on the perceived stupidity of the few rather than the brilliance or courage or big-heartedness of the many?
A reader reminds us that “looking at the other’s point of view” can be difficult even for those who call for it publicly.
What do we make of yet another confession?
Men are more promiscuous than women, but that doesn’t mean we should buy the cultural fallacy that men are programmed to cheat. The vast majority of men are happily, naturally monogamous.